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2014 The Schweppervescence Results – Bachman Storms Down Outside

2014 The Schweppervescence Results – Bachman Storms Down Outside

Gerald Ryan-trained Bachman stormed down the outside of the field to score a strong win in the 2014 The Schweppervescence at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon. Bachman was settled towards the tail of the field by jockey Nash Rawiller and received a lovely trail in the race before showing an impressive turn-of-foot to hit the front at…

Risen From Doubt Headlines 2014 Pago Pago Stakes Nominations

Risen From Doubt Headlines 2014 Pago Pago Stakes Nominations

A talented field of 17 two-year-old colts and geldings has nominated for this weekend’s Group 2 Pago Pago Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens, ultimately chasing a ballot-free entry into the major Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) on March 5th. Having debuted on track with a blistering turn of foot to claim the Listed Maribyrnong Stakes…

Eight Confirmed for 2014 Skyline Stakes

Eight Confirmed for 2014 Skyline Stakes

A small yet talented field of eight has been confirmed to line up for the 2014 Group 2 Skyline Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick this weekend, including exciting Team Hawkes-trained prospect Gold Force. Having only contested the one race start to date, Gold Force has quickly stamped his claims as a two-year-old to watch over…

Fighting Sun Out of 2014 Golden Slipper

Fighting Sun Out of 2014 Golden Slipper

After claiming a memorable victory in the 2014 Listed Canonbury Stakes at Rosehill Gardens last weekend, trainer Gai Waterhouse has revealed classy sprinter Fighting Sun will not contest the Group 1 Golden Slipper on April 5th after pulling up sore. Digging deep to overcome stablemate Mr Cha Cha in the final straight before comfortably strolling…

Fighting Sun claims honours in 2014 Canonbury Stakes

Fighting Sun claims honours in 2014 Canonbury Stakes

Gai Waterhouse has secured an impressive first and second in the 2014 Listed Canonbury Stakes (1100m) after classy colt Fighting Sun produced a strong sprint to beat stablemate Mr Cha Cha and a fast-finishing Ghibellines. Claiming two strong barrier trials and his maiden; the ATC Membership On Sale Plate (1100m) in January, Fighting Sun has more…

2014 Canonbury Stakes Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Canonbury Stakes Betting Preview and Tips

The 2014 Listed Canonbury Stakes (1100m) will jump race four on a strong card at Rosehill Gardens today and will feature just seven runners after Anthony Cummings-trained Mr Bogart was scratched from what would have been his debut event. Having opened as market favourite earlier this week, classy two-year-old Fighting Sun has been the undoubtable…

2014 Canonbury Stakes Final Field Released

2014 Canonbury Stakes Final Field Released

The 2014 Listed Canonbury Stakes will run at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, with a field of eight runners set to contest the 1100m event after the final field was released this morning. Running a strong fourth behind Law in the Listed Breeders’ Plate in October, Peter Snowden-trained Ghibellines will open his 2014 Autumn campaign in…

Ghibellines Headlines 2014 Canonbury Stakes Nominations

Ghibellines Headlines 2014 Canonbury Stakes Nominations

Exciting colt Ghibellines is set to return to the races in the Canonbury Stakes at Rosehill Gardens after being included in the nominations for the Listed event.  Ghibellines, the half-brother of champion filly Guelph, made his racing debut with a fourth place finish behind Law in the Listed New South Wales Thoroughbred Breeders’ Plate at…

2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Nominations Released

The 2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes nominations have been released; with fourteen sprinters a chance of contesting the Group 1 event at Flemington this weekend. Headlining the nominations is talented mare Samaready, who is set to return to the races for the first time since she suffered an exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage during the running of…

2014 Blue Diamond Prelude Nominations – Capacity Field Expected

2014 Blue Diamond Prelude Nominations – Capacity Field Expected

A capacity field is set to contest the 2014 Blue Diamond Prelude Colts And Geldings (1100m) at Caulfield this weekend after 23 juveniles were included in the nominations for the Group 3 event. Headlining the 2014 Blue Diamond Prelude Colts And Geldings nominations is speedy colt Rubick, who recorded a comfortable three lengths win on debut…